ASD Weekly Community Bulletin

News and Events from the Anacortes School District

On the Calendar

Enjoy your summer vacation!


Sept 6: 1st day of school (1st-12th)

Sept 11: 1st Kindergarten Day


The District Office is open throughout the summer - M-F, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Fridays in July.

NCTA Summer Programs Available



It's not too late to enroll in the tuition-free NCTA Summer Session Programs! Incoming 9th grade students through non-graduated seniors can earn a semester credit as they explore indepth a CTE program. Students can choose form a variety of programs on several campuses from Marine Services, Aerospace Manufacturing, Veterinary, Dental, Construction and many more. Anacortes School District is a consortium member of the NCTA Skills Center which provides access for Anacortes students priority to participate! Find out more about the NCTA Summer Session at https://bit.ly/2kr5pAY. If you are interested in the 2018-19 full year sessions available to class of 2019 & 2020, contact the Anacortes High School or Cap Sante High School counseling departments or call 360 848-0706 for more information!

AHS Surplus Sale

AHS will hold a surplus sale on June 23 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. as we prepare the building for demolition.


Items for sale include: desks, chairs, lockers, tables, laptops and more.


Anacortes schools have already claimed about 1/3 of the items in the building; other school districts will also have access to the items prior to the community sale. A representative from Habitat for Humanity will review items left after the community sale for possible re-use.


The sale on June 23rd is open to the public and all items are sold as is, and must be removed by the purchaser at the time of sale. This is a no-bid sale; items will be sold as priced or by best offer.

The ASD Sizzlin' Summer Art Menu is now available! Classes begin Monday, July 9th and run for one week. Classes available: Kidz Culinary Camp, World Beat Drumming, Time Capsule Camp, Sing Like a Star, Basic Photography, Summer Fun Desserts, The Art of the Horse and Summer Fun Art. Classes take place at the Anacortes Middle School for grades K-6. For more information, contact Tina Franulovich-Martin at tmartin@asd103.org.


Link to Registration Form

Technology Tips for Parents

Common Sense Media offers tips and guidelines to empower parents and kids to make the right choices when it comes to the technology in our lives.


We'll highlight some topics throughout the summer, and we encourage you to check out their website for other resources.


This week: Cyberbullying, Haters and Trolls.

Rice Field Public Access

Did you know that Rice Field is open for community use during certain hours - including throughout the summer? Restrooms are also open during these hours.


Hours during school year:
Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. (Track and field both open)
Monday - Friday: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Track and field, unless field is in use by reserved group)
Sunday: Noon - 6 p.m. (Track and field both open)

Summer hours (June 18 - August 10):
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. (Track and field both open)
Monday - Friday: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Track and field, unless field is in use by reserved group)
Sunday: Noon - 6 p.m. (Track and field both open)

In order to protect this community asset, we ask that users obey all posted rules, including:
- No food, glass bottles
- No pets
- No bikes, skateboards or scooters

Additional rules are posted at the facility.

Access is subject to change depending on school district use or rentals. For information on renting Seahawk Stadium, or other questions, please contact the Athletics and Activities Department at Anacortes High School - 360-293-1236 or email Athletics & Activities Director Erik Titus at etitus@asd103.org.

Ready to Learn Fair

Saturday, Aug. 11th, 9am-12pm

2202 M Avenue

Anacortes, WA

The Anacortes Ready to Learn Fair will be held Saturday, August 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, at AMS. With new fiscal sponsorship from the Anacortes Schools Foundation, the fair provides families in need with new school supplies and other services as well as engagement with many community partners to support family life and student learning. For more information or to volunteer for the fair, please contact Keiko McCracken, kmccracken@asd103.org.


http://www.asd103.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_263826/File/Community%20Bulletin%20Board/Ready%20to%20Learn%20Fair%20-%20Aug%2011.pdf

As a courtesy, the Anacortes School District posts information here for non-school related community events and information that benefits students. All notices were submitted by outside organizations to keep your family updated about opportunities; the Anacortes School District does not necessarily endorse or sponsor these activities.

Anacortes Schools Foundation Info and Upcoming Events

Have you heard about ASF? We are proud to play a role in helping students succeed in every grade and at every level. If you love Anacortes students as much as we do, we thought you might be interested in knowing some of the things ASF does for our students….click here for more info!

Boys and Girls Club Summer Food Service Program



  • Anacortes Boys & Girls Club – 904 6th St., Anacortes, WA 98221

    • Lunch will be served from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm, June 18th to September 4th

    • Afternoon snack will be served from 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm, June 18th to September 4th

    • Excludes the July 4th week

    • You may contact Elizabeth Hanna at (360) 588-9045

  • John Storvik Park – 1110 32nd St, Anacortes, WA 98221

    • Lunch will be served from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm, June 18th to September 4th

    • Excludes the week of July 4th week

    • You may contact Manny Smith at (360) 419-5304


The Anacortes Boys and Girls Club is offering #Discover Summer every week of summer break. When you choose to #DiscoverSummer at the Boys & Girls Club, you can rely on purposeful and intentional programs and activities to engage youth of all ages. This year, each week is centered around a theme, from which all elements of engagement begin. The hours are 7 am-6 pm and the cost is $135 a week in addition to membership fees. Each week, other than July 3-7th will also include a field trip. For more information please visit skagitclubs.org or email Elizabeth Hanna at elizabeth.hanna@skagitclubs.org.

4th of July Parade Information


Amplify Camp - July 10-13 - Amplify Camp is a summer camp put on by area churches for any incoming 6-8 graders at Quaker Cove here in Anacortes July 10-13th.


Anacortes Community Theater Classes


Anacortes First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School - June 25-29


Anacortes Farmers Market

Markets are every Saturday, 9am-2pm at the Depot. We have fresh produce, baked goods, dairy, meat, cheese, honey, delicious hot food and wonderful local arts and crafts, and so much more. Live music 10am-1pm and frequent kids activities. We accept EBT - ask us about our matching program! Well behaved dogs welcome. See our website for more information at www.AnacortesFarmersMarket.org


FIRST Robotics 2018-19 Sign Ups: Anacortes FIRST Robotics is now accepting advance signups for 2018-2019 FLLJr/FLL team information for elementary and middle school teams. FIRST is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the moon with space-themed challenges at all levels. Teams will be starting at the beginning of the school year. Don’t let your child miss out; sign up in advance for team registration information. No obligation or commitment. Send e-mail to Info@AnacortesRobotics.org with a subject of “Program Announcements” and we will add you to the mailing list.


APRD is pleased to announce a Girls Basketball Camp offered from June 20-22. New high school coach Nate Dunham is presenting the camp. He was recently hired so this information did not make it into our Summer Activity Guide. If you have a daughter who will be going into 1st-8th grade and interested in participating please visit the registration link HERE to register them.


Anacortes Public Library Summer Reading Program


A-Town Spring & Summer Activities

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Check out the City of Anacortes A-town publication at: http://issuu.com/anacortes-magazine/docs/atot_spring_summer_2018?e=4791405/60197179.


Andeavor's 24th Annual March Point Run & Walk - June 23


Community Aviation Day - July 14


Dogs on Call - Volunteer Opportunity - We need YOU and YOUR PET to help kids in need with Dogs on Call! If you are interested,click on the flyer!


Fidalgo Danceworks Summer Classes


Fidalgo Danceworks - STARS - Dance for Youth and Teens with Special Needs


Fly Fishing Class


Foster Care Family Recruitment - http://fosteringtogether.org


Friends of the Forest Discovery Program - Summer 2018


Fueling Education Fun Run - Sept 16, 2018


GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math & Science) Academy Registration Open. Scholarships Available!


Hawkeye Youth Wrestling Clinic - July 16-19


Island Art Camp Summer Adventure


Junior Warrior Training- A Kid's Yoga Summer Camp

June 25-29; 11:00-2:00 @ Studio 1010 in Anacortes

$125/scholarship funding available email Melissa Hawkins for more info


Calling all kids ages 6-11!
It’s time to rise and be your best self at Studio 1010’s yoga summer camp! Each day will include a themed yoga and art lesson (super heroes, under the big top; circus yoga, things with wings and more!) sprinkled with music, games and fun! Junior warriors will tap into their inner creativity while reaping all the benefits yoga has to offer; strength, flexibility, focus, and balance.

Daily intentional activities will convey lessons around mindfulness, team/community building, confidence, self awareness, stress management and self care, preparing junior warriors to rise up and be their best self!


Pre-register @ www.hawkinsyoga.com

Got questions? Email Melissa Hawkins


Ready to try lacrosse? Want to improve your lacrosse skills? Join some of the Pacific Northwest's top lacrosse coaches from CitySide lax at a FREE skills clinic sponsored by Anacortes Lacrosse Club. Open to both new and experienced boys and girls players in 3rd - 8th grade, the clinic takes place on June 16th, 10:30am - 12pm at Rice Field at Seahawks Stadium. More information, including gear requirements and registration can be found at our website: http://anacorteslacrosse.uslaxteams.com/. Please email anacorteslax@gmail.com for additional questions.


Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center: Camp spots still available!

We have many different programs for the summer from traditional to specialty! Come be a part of our 2018 summer, "This Changes Everything!"

Register Online at: www.camplutherwood.org/register


National Night Out - Aug 7 - 6-8 p.m. at Storvik Park


NAS Whidbey Open House - June 23 - Naval Air Station Whidbey Island hosts its annual Public Open House on June 23. Come learn about past, current and future operations at the Navy's only air station in the Pacific Northwest! This is a family-friendly event.


Quaker Cove Events:

Day Camp at Quaker Cove - Week 1: July 30 - August 30; Week 2: August 6 - 10


Day Camp is for kids entering grades 1st - 6th. Campers will investigate and learn about plants, animals, and nature. We will take them into the forest, onto the beach, out to our vegetable garden, and under the open air for sky gazing. Registration is open now at www.quakercove.com/day-camp


Relay for Life - Community Service Hours for Students


Relay for Life - June 23


Riverstone Climbing Gym


Salvation Army - Have you ever wondered what it would take to build a scale model of an aircraft or other vehicle? Join us this summer for our new Model Building class. This free weekly summer class is open to boys and girls ages 8 and up and will be led by a local scale model building expert. Days and times TBD. Email Shelley.Nestelberger@usw.salvationarmy.org to sign up or for more information. Space is limited.


Secret Harbor - Foster Parent Info


Sharpe's Corner - Highway 20 Construction Update


Skagit Kid Insider


Skagit Parent to Parent Events


Exciting News! Skagit Valley College Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) will have Full Day (6 ½ hour) classes, 4 days a week next school year 2018-2019. This is a free preschool for 3-5 year olds. Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided. Parent Activities and Educational opportunities. For more information or enrollment, call 360-679-5348.

Here is a copy of our application: https://skagit-my.sharepoint.com/…/EfXQIaAr4CxHnUXCkhN314YB…


Theater Arts Guild Youth Audition Workshop - June 18


Thrive Kids Summer Fitness Sessions


Thunderbird Aquatic Club Summer Activities


Vibes in the Vineyard - July 14

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